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. >> david patraeus testified before a closed hearing on the investigation concerning the consulate attack. following the hearing committee members spoke to reporters. >> so far seven hours of hearings, we have spent the last two hours with former director patraeus. he laid out his view, which was very much appreciated. he answered a large number of questions. we still have two additional hearings. hopefully the preparations of the findings and a public hearing. >> big two this was a terrorist attack within 24 hours? >> i will not comment now. we will most likely comment on those things in our final report. i think we have a ways to go yet. i think they are trying to be very careful and cautious. >> [indiscernible] >> since you asked that question -- the roles of our committee are you cannot use something that you learned in a classified session. i can give you my assessment based on questions, my investigation, that what susan rice did was use talking points, pulled out originally by the cia signed off by the intelligence community, those were requested by the house committee. the intelli
at the life of harry truman. >> david patraeus testified on a hearing on the consulate attacked in benghazi. he stepped down last week because of an extramarital affair, but he has agreed to appear before a house and senate investigative committee. following the committee we hear a reaction from peter king and others. this is about 30 minutes. these talking points that were put up? >> basically we are still not clear how the final talking. the marriage. they said it went through a long process involving many agencies. the department of justice, the state department, nobody knows yet who came up with the final version of the talking points other than to say the original talking points or different than the ones that were finally put out. as far as general patraeus, his testimony was from the start he told us this was a terrorist attack and the terrorists involved from the start. the clear impression we were given was the overwhelming amount of evidence was it the rose out of a demonstration and was not a terrorist attacks. i pointed out the following week when she said it was a terrorist att
louisiana this morning. as we noted at the top of the segment, former c.i.a. director david patraeus will be testifying behind closed doors today in the senate elect's intelligence committee. for more on that, we want to turn to warren strobal from routers. mr. strobal, thanks for coming on. what are members of congress looking to hear from david petraeus today? >> well, they have a lot of questions. they want to know what the c.i.a. did to try to move its forces to help field the attack and protect the consulate. and even more than that, they want to know what the c.i.a. told the administration about the causes of the attack and why the explanation seemed to shift from an attack that was, grew out of the protest over the anti-muslim film throughout the middle east, to the explanation later that it was a terrorist attack. host: gives an update on the efforts to track down those involved in the attack. >> if you recall shortly after the attack, president obama said he would spare no effort to track down those who were involved in this attack, but so far there have been a handful of su
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